The discovery of Fetal alcohol syndrome was made in the same year that Baldwin was writing his book – 1973. (https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(73)91092-1/fulltext) The scientists who made the discovery published their findings in November of that year, after Baldwin sent his writing to the publishing company for editing and printing. My mom drank cocktails while she was pregnant with me in 1961. I think it takes more alcohol than she drank to hurt the fetus, though. I came out ok.

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